Should baptism be by immersion or sprinkling?

Hello D, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. The word “baptism” comes from the Greek word “baptizo.” It means “to dip under or submerge or immerse.” There are eight different Greek words in the New Testament used to describe the application … Read More

Was John the Baptist the prophet Elijah?

Hello C, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. “Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: ‘What did you go out into the desert to see? A reed swayed by the wind? If not, what did you go out to … Read More

What is the proper verbal structure for baptism?

Hello M, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Jesus Himself gave us the baptismal formula in Matthew 28:19. “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost” … Read More

Why can’t we just baptize in the name of Jesus?

Hello A, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit’” (Acts 2:38). Peter … Read More

Is being baptized enough to have eternal life?

Hello F, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Being baptized is an essential part of salvation. Jesus defined the terms for entrance into His Kingdom: “Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the … Read More